Gamecube Review - 'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 15, 2004 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Take an adventure as Pitfall Harry, the daring, risk-taking explorer who laughs in the face of danger. Featuring over 50 levels of fast-paced action and puzzle solving adventures, the game challenges players to swing, fight, climb and crawl through eight types of treacherous South American environments including lush jungles, dark tombs, ancient Aztec ruins and glacial mountains. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Wanted Dead or Alive'

by Justin on March 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Combining third person action, horse-riding and sneak’em up assassination with a cinematography inspired rail shooter FPS mode, Wanted Guns is a story driven action game for the PC set in Mexico and the Wild West during the American Civil War. You play as Reverend Devlin, an unforgiving priest whose dubious past as former leader of Los Gauchos, a Mexican gang of gold-thieving gunslingers, has finally come back to haunt him. Doesn't sound too bad now does it? Well, you're wrong, it's worse ...

PS2 Review - 'Winning Eleven 7'

by Hank on March 13, 2004 @ 2:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Winning Eleven 7 represents a mammoth step forward for the popular soccer series, with every aspect of the game massively reworked, now featuring 100 teams, 21 stadiums, new player models and key additions to the Master League. Winning Eleven 7 also utilizes an all-new custom designed engine that allows for greater flexibility and customization than ever before. Read more for the full review ...

Xbox Review - 'Steel Battalion: Line of Contact'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 12, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Steel Battalion – Line of Contact gives players the opportunity to once again use the most elaborate controller interface ever created to partake in futuristic military warfare. Ultra realistic visual effects and mech battles in the first or third person perspective create the ultimate mechanized military combat experience. Time to drag the massive SB controller out of the closet, read more for our full & lenghty review (thanks to SBC for the screens assitance).

Xbox Review - 'Ninja Gaiden'

by Thomas Leaf on March 11, 2004 @ 3:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ninja Gaiden is on the cutting-edge of action as the player takes on the role of powerful ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, who seeks revenge after his clan is massacred by the Vigor Empire. Taking full advantage of three-dimensional space, you follow the story with only your wits, your ninja skills, and your deadly sword, cutting down opponents in the Vigor Empire as you attempt to beat the Holy Emperor and reclaim the magic sword "Ryuken". Realistic battle actions and acrobatic ninja actions add another dimension to the game, restoring Ninja Gaiden to its rightful place in the gaming pantheon.

PS2 Review - '007: Everything or Nothing'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 11, 2004 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

What would James Bond do? That’s the question players will answer in every dramatic moment of James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world.

Xbox Review - 'Carve'

by Agustin on March 10, 2004 @ 1:33 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Welcome to the world of extreme watercraft racing... welcome to CARVE! You are about to embark on a ride of a lifetime. You and your teammate will span the globe and battle other hardened teams that are just as determined as you are to capture the top rank position in the sport of extreme watercraft racing. You will experience breathtaking locales, intense weather and wave conditions, and you will confront the most challenging courses ever devised for this sport. Prepare yourself for the ultimate watercraft racing experience.

Xbox Review - 'Silent Scope Complete'

by Geson Hatchett on March 10, 2004 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The entire arcade smash-hit precision shooting experience comes to Xbox with Silent Scope Complete. Bundled in one comprehensive package comes all three Silent Scope hits released on arcade and an additional bonus game created exclusively for console. Together with light gun support from the MadCatz Blaster, this complete Silent Scope experience is a welcome addition for Xbox owners.

PS2 Review - 'Champions of Norrath'

by Hank on March 9, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set several hundred years before the timeline of the current EverQuest PC game, Champions of Norrath allows gamers to adventure as one of five playable characters who must journey from the city of Faydwer into the wilds of Norrath to save the land from a gathering army of evil orcs and goblins. The game offers more than 100 hours of gameplay per character and unlimited battles, deadly missions and unmatched character customization. Read more for the full review ...

PC Review - 'Jack the Ripper'

by Nathan Mourfield on March 9, 2004 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

While writing a series of articles about horrible murders in the Low Side District of New York, the young reporter Jimmy Palmer will soon become involved in a game of cat and mouse with an illusive and deadly character - Jack the Ripper. Along Palmer's dark journey he will foster a friendship with a young singer, Abigail, the "Irish Nightingale," and meet numerous other colorful characters of this poor district.

Gamecube Review - '007: Everything or Nothing'

by Agustin on March 8, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

What would James Bond do? That’s the question players will answer in every dramatic moment of James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world.

GBA Review - 'Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004'

by Agustin on March 7, 2004 @ 1:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 for Nintendo Game Boy Advance is a heart-pounding card battling game that engages players in head-to-head multiplayer combat. Utilizing the most updated rules from the top-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, players can now construct up to three separate decks to implement different dueling strategies during play.

PC Review - 'Korea: Forgotten Conflict'

by Jordan Van Nest on March 7, 2004 @ 1:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Korea: Forgotten Conflict is a tactical game taking place on the Korean peninsula between 1950-53 during the conflict between North and South Korea. You will control 5 best-of-the-best soldiers (ranger, sniper, sapper, medic, Korean). Each of these unit members will have his own specialization, you will have to carefully plan the action and coordinate its execution for the successful completion of the 15 huge and various missions. You will be able to use the authentic military equipment, which will be possible to seize control over during the operation.

PC Review - 'Vietcong Fist Alpha'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 5, 2004 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Placing you in the highlands of Vietnam, Vietcong Fist Alpha brings 7 brand new single player missions as well as 8 new multi-player maps to expand that jungle experience of Vietnam in 1967. With 6 new weapons as well as bayonets for weapons and machetes along with even more artillery raining shells down on both US and NVA alike, Vietcong Fist Alpha also brings the ubiquitous B52 Bomber and F-105 Thunderchief and F4 Phantom fighters into play.

PC Review - 'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc'

by Jordan Van Nest on March 4, 2004 @ 1:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Brandish your sword and prepare for battle with Enlight's upcoming action/strategy title Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc. Developed and led by Trevor Chan's creative, Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc will take players back into the medieval fury of the Hundred Years War. Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc is set for release this holiday season and will present players with the opportunity to experience a unique blend of RTS and action elements through four player controlled characters.

GBA Review - 'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines'

by Agustin on March 4, 2004 @ 1:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is an action game that will allow players to become the Terminator Series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the original Terminator. Ten years after John Connor helped save mankind from annihilation, the inevitable has occurred: The mechanized Tech-Com forces have risen, and war between man and machine has begun...

PS2 Review - 'Rise to Honor'

by Hank on March 3, 2004 @ 4:11 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Rise to Honor engrosses gamers in the story of Kit Yun (Jet Li) who is the trusted bodyguard of Boss Chiang, the leader of one of Hong Kong’s notorious crime gangs. As Chiang is assassinated, he whispers his dying wish to Kit…to deliver an important message to Chiang’s estranged daughter Michelle in San Francisco. By fulfilling Chiang’s wish, Kit becomes entangled in a web of alliances and hidden agendas that unveil a great struggle between his sense of duty and honor.

PC Review - 'Navy Seals 2: Weapons Of Mass Destruction'

by Nathan Mourfield on March 3, 2004 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

As a Navy SEAL, you’ll push your stamina and strength beyond your physical and mental limits, ready to lay down your life in service of your country. Be prepared (or be the victim), as you navigate the rough terrain of Iraq, North Korea, and Bosnia, assessing and executing your objectives in three combative missions through 10 massive levels. Read more for the full review ...

PS2 Review - 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 2, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Players take the role of Harry Potter as he arrives for his first year at Hogwarts and embarks on a journey to unravel the mystery of the Sorcerer's Stone. An adventure full of fun and magic, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone allows players to explore a variety of multi-layered 3D environments. The game includes encounters with many of the characters familiar to readers of the fiction, including Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, Rubeus Hagrid, Professor Dumbledore, and his nemesis Draco Malfoy.

PC Review - 'PlanetSide: Core Combat'

by Mark Crump on March 1, 2004 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

PlanetSide: Core Combat adds a new style of gameplay to PlanetSide with head-to-head urban warfare, testing players’ skills as they react quickly to enemy troops in high-adrenaline fire-fights in subterranean alien complexes. With six new underground war zones, additional weapons, vehicles, and enhanced empire bonuses, Core Combat creates a new dimension for players to master in PlanetSide’s all-hours-of-the-day online conflict.